The NASA Space Telescope Trump Wants to Cancel

The president’s budget proposal has some troubling news for the space agency’s next big astronomy mission.

SEWP Boosts Customer Experience While Cutting Its Fee

The vast majority of customers seem to be happy with NASA’s IT acquisition vehicle but the quest for better customer experience never ends.

The Symbolism of Elon Musk Sending a Car Into Space

The decision to launch a Tesla into an orbit around the sun marks yet another shift in American spaceflight business.

A Long-Lost NASA Spacecraft Rises From the Dead

After 13 years of silence, scientists hear a mission calling home.

The Case Against Understanding Why AI Makes Decisions

Not everyone wants to open the "black box" of artificial intelligence.

NASA Testing Foldable Wings for Supersonic Aircraft

NASA has developed a new kind of supersonic craft with interesting possibilities.

No One Met the $20 Million Deadline for a Civilian Moon Mission

The prize for a Google-sponsored competition to send spacecraft to the lunar surface will now go unclaimed.

How the Government Shutdown Disrupted SpaceX's Plans

The government shutdown shows just how much budget fights in Washington could derail Elon Musk’s rocket ambitions.

What Happens to Astronauts During a Government Shutdown?

How NASA scales down to a skeleton crew when Congress misses a big budget deadline

When Will Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil Again?

NASA is hopeful SpaceX and Boeing will soon free the country from dependency on Russia, but delays abound.

A High-Stakes Dress Rehearsal for SpaceX

Elon Musk plans to launch the Falcon Heavy later this month—but first, the rocket has to survive a big test.

Watch SpaceX Launch its First Reusable Rocket to the International Space Station

This is the first time NASA has approved the use of a previously flown rocket booster on a mission to the space station.

NASA Gets Help From Google to Find Alien Planet

Machine learning is helping to unlock the secrets of outer space.